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that are getting involved and taking sides, like egypt, friend of hamas, and the united states, which tonight is sending naval vessels offshore in case americans need to get out of there. it has been another day of explosions and air raid sirens. it remains a situation on the edge. we have two reports tonight. our richard engel is in gaza, we want to begin, though, with martin fletcher in tel aviv. >> reporter: good evening, they met on the agenda escalating in gaza and a possible ground invasion. the militants are challenging israel, by firing rockets where they never fired them before. a complete surprise, jerusalem, israel's capital, was attacked for the first time today. this picture on the internet, two rockets fired from gaza fell harmlessly outside the city. in two days, the second time the rocket fell in the sea. hamas showing its back has not been broken. there is no rest for the south, either, even while burying the dead from yesterday's raid that killed three people. mourners went into panic, at yet another siren warning for yet another rocket attack from gaza. there is a sharp spi
in egypt, to leverage that possibility. israel. israel has been watching for the last six to nine months hamas bringing in longer and longer range missiles from iran. i think they saw this as an opportunity of necessity to take those out, missiles that can now hit tel aviv and jerusalem. egypt. this is a real problem for egypt. you have a new government there that needs money from the united states. they don't want to be caught in a struggle between israel and the palestinians. for iran, this is a godsend. it takes world attention off their nuclear program and puts pressure on all the more moderate forces in the arab world, puts them at the head. and lastly, syria, couldn't be a better day for bashar al assad. takes all the attention officer ya. no one is looking at the murderous campaign of assad against his own people. >> andrea mitchell, the diplomacy for president obama about to start a second term with all of the problems in the middle east. he's in bangkok this morning. he talked about his support for israel. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down
morrissey of egypt is also the prime minister of turkey. he said the goal is nothing can be done until the missiles stop coming onto israel's soil. once that stops, then a de-escalation of this violence, he hopes, can happen. by the way, as you pointed out, lester, this is a his ttorical nature to the president's trip here. the first american president to visit myanmar, formerly known as burma. >> all right, chuck todd, thank you. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good to see you. president obama has not really inserted himself in the mideast peace process to the extent that his predecessors have. given the current explosion of violence with hamas, given the changes in the arab world we've seen over the last two years, will he have to become more involved? >> i think he probably will. and whether he pursues what a lot of presidents pursue in its second term and that is mideast peace between israelis and palestinians i think is an open question based on conditions on the ground and what we're seeing now is part of that. is there a reasonable basis to begin those negotiatio
leaders in tunisia and in egypt. in tunisia, the foreign minister was here in gaza today. hamas is an offshoot of the muslim brotherhood. the egyptian president is now from the muslim brotherhood. the prime minister is from the muslim brotherhood. hamas is counting on this arab solidarity, this new playing field to significantly change the balance of power between the hamas militants, who clearly don't have the kind of weapons that israel has, but they think now that they will have broader political support, not from just the new arab governments, but also from the newly empowered arab street. >> how nervous is this making the united states, though? given the arab spring, given that tenuous support for pease by the muslim brotherhood, is israel being encouraged to show restraint in this case? >> reporter: i think the united states is asking all parties to show restraint. the president, according to reports, has spoken with mohamed morsi. he's spoken to the israelis. it's in israel's interest. it's in egypt's interest. it's in the united states' interest to tamp this down. it is
. >>> the security counsel is meeting privately tonight. the secretary general has spoke within egypt's prime minister about the escalation of violence in the region. they carried out r50 strikes in gaza today. one killed the commander of ha mass. >> if you're looking for a faster way to get through security at the airport t.s.a. offers security express check infor passengers who fly certain arltse. it's available to u.s. citizens and members of u.s. customs and border protection who provide personal information online trtth to the t.s.a. before their departure. >> we're able to provide them with an online screening procession so it's for the customers who are willing to share information about them fments themselves an opportunity to receive expedited security screening. >> for more you can go to our website www.wbaltv.com and be sure to click on news. >>> tonight is i team takes to task vablet of a life saving drug for overdose victims. >> now with drug overdose the second leading cause of accidental death in the us, why can't everyone who needs this anti-dote get it? >> 24-year-old dan was
on targets in southern gaza. so for three israelis have been killed by those rockets. egypt is asking for the u.s. to intercede diplomatically. >> safety officials are urging the government to make the latest technologies standard on all new cars and trucks. many of the safety features now come on higher-end vehicles. some stores are recycling black friday deals from last year. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the food and drug administration investigating whether energy drinks or responsible for the deaths of people. it does recommend people consume no more than two bottles today. monster energy drinks are cited in the deaths of five people. the cost to provide health care rose by 4% this year appeared that is the smallest increase in 15 years. more employees were moved into other health plans. concern about the u.s. budget debate sent the dow plunging. the bloomberg maryland index dropping on losses for stanley black & decker and lockheed martin. if you scare the black friday deals, you may feel deja vu. 90% of this year's black friday ads contain the sa
tonight "difficult days are ahead." a possible calming influence, tomorrow, the prime minister of egypt will visit gaza saturday, the prime minister of turkey, hoping by their very presence it will calm things down, making it harder for hamas to fire rockets and making it harder for israel to attack. reportedly, three children were killed in an israeli bomb attack. >> we'll take whatever calming influence we can get in this still new conflict. martin fletcher in tel aviv. and nbc has been able to be in gaza city today. he was able to file this report a short time ago as this conflict you're about to see took on much more of the appearance of a shooting war. >> reporter: well, you can hear the sounds of the explosions behind me, brian. it is an indication that the israeli operation is continuing well into the night. and that really is what has the people here very much anxious, very much nervous. it has been like this for the past several hours. there is no indication it will let up. in fact, they're bracing for the possibility of a ground invasion in the coming days. it has sent shock w
and sending a message to palestinians. egypt is standing by the people of gaza and their pain, he said. people took vac of the relative lull in violence to stock up on whatever they could. since israel began its attacks getting food has become more difficult this man explained. hamas has not fired into southern israel and israel fired into gaza with the death toll so far is 19, including 5 children. the latest violence exploded with israel assassinated hamas' military chief on wednesday n.gaza, gunfire, anger and defiance and a creaseless barrage of rockets and missiles, the israeli air force carrying out what it called precision strikes, but in crowded gaza it's the civilians who bear the brunt. this child, the son of a local bbc technician, was 11 months old when he was killed by an israeli air strike. savannah, you know, we've been speaking to palestinians here, and the sense they have is fear and anxiety. they are extremely afraid of what could be coming next on the horizon. the focus though is what is it going to take to break this impact now between the palestinian factions and the israe
hamas and now egypt getting involved. what are you hearing about the attacks and the president's response? >> well, i think what i'm hearing from the administration, what they're trying to do is reassure israel that america supports the right to defend herself. they're working with the egyptians to try to tamp this down as much as possible, to try to get as much restraint as possible. the concern is about a ground invasion into gaza by the israelis, something that they're planning for several days that they won't rule out. i certainly don't think they want to do that. can they send a message to hamas to try to deter any further action and i don't know what's going to create that. i'm going to start off the program this morning talking to tom freedman of the "new york times," who better to get some perspective on what this is about and where this is going. >> you really have a big show today too. general petraeus testified behind closed doors about the attack in libya and you're going to be talking with the heads of both intelligence agencies. what are you expecting them to say
something as to potentially save them from an islamist in egypt. >> reporter: what about china, on the break of an important party election of its own. >> how the work will be going in china. >> reporter: analysts say the reason so many europeans might be so reluctant to see an administration change in the u.s. is because they worry about what's forging that new relationship would mean to them, and politically speaking to them change doesn't necessarily have a positive connotation. in some of their own experiences lately, it's only worsened problems like with youth unemployment. savannah. >> michelle kosinski in london this morning, thank you so much. >>> just ahead, how well does christina aguilera really know her fellow coaches on "the voice." we'll put her to the test after your local news. living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage.
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